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Information for Presenters

Thank you for participating in the Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium April 11 and 12, 2014, at NCCU. This page will provide you with information regarding the procedures for the presentations.

The schedule for both the oral and poster presentations will be finalized once all abstracts have been reviewed. Please contact your research mentor or advisor if you have any questions about your presentation.

Oral Presentations

The oral presentations will be 10 minutes in length, with an additional two minutes for questions. There will be a moderator in each oral session to give the presenter a two-minute warning and to keep the presentations running on time.  Please make sure that all of your information can be covered in the allotted 10 minutes.

There are a number of presentation guides online, including: http://physics.georgetown.edu/undergrad/research-opportunities/physics-300/general-guidelines-oral-presentations

Your presentation must be forwarded to the conference coordinator through your research mentor or advisor by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, March 21, 2014. File names should be in the following format: academic major followed by presenter’s first and last name.  This format also should be used in the subject line.  The presentations will be pre-loaded onto the computers in the classrooms.

Poster Presentations

The poster size is standard, 36 inches tall by 48 inches wide in “landscape” format or 48 inches tall and 36 inches wide in “portrait” format.  There are a number of poster guides online, including this very good one from NC State University: http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/NewSite/index.html

Your poster must be set-up between 7 and 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 in the Mary Townes Science Building.

Other Items of Information

Students’ abstracts must be reviewed by faculty mentor or advisor.

The faculty mentor or advisor should then send the abstract in Microsoft Word format to NCCUAnnual ResearchSymposium@nccu.edu by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.   Please note that if the abstract is not submitted in the correct format by the due date, it will NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

Selected abstracts will appear in the program booklet.

Important Dates to Remember

Friday, February 7, 2014 - Abstract Submission Deadline at 11:59 p.m.

Friday, March 21, 2014 – Poster and Oral Presentation Deadline at 11:59 p.m.

Friday, March 28, 2014 – Withdrawal Deadline

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